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Below are the "official" rides of the Royal Hutt River Silvertails. RHR Silvertails also frequent other bunch rides to foster goodwill between nations. Remember that Silvertails have an aversion to rain and wind:

Wednesday - Kings Park
Start: 5:50am at Christchurch Grammar School (Queenslea Drive, Claremont)
Course: Dalkeith, Mounts Bay Road, Malcolm Street, Loop of Kings Park, back through Dalkeith finishing back at Christchurch
Sprints: (1) "Fat Boy" sprint (no pedalling) from top of May Drive, Kings Park (60kmph sign) to Saw Ave. (2) Christchurch Roundabout at end of Victoria Ave
Pace: Ave > 30kmph but controlled
Finish: Before 7:30am
Coffee: The Goat (Swanbourne)

Thursday - Chipper
Start:
5:45am at Swanborne Fish and Chip Shop
Course: West Coast Highway, round the Wembly Downs Golf Course, Rebold Hill, Three Bears & home
Sprints: coffee shop queue only
Pace: ~25kmph ave
Finish: 7:30am
Coffee: The Goat

Friday - Arm Chair
Start:
6am at Christchurch picking up people along the way - including Bottom of Keane St (6:05) and top of Preston Pt Rd hill (6:20).
Course: Short "Round the River" with some short cuts
Sprints: Mounts Bay Rd
Pace: 30-35kmph, ~25kmph ave
Finish: 7:30am
Coffee: Cimballino Dalkeith

Saturday - Round the River
Start:
6am cnr Keane St and View St, Peppermint Grove
Course: Usual "Round the River" incl Mt Henry & Labouchere Loop
Sprints: Majestic Hill, Mt Henry, Mounts Bay Rd
Pace: ~Ave 30kmph
Finish: ~8am
Coffee: Cimballino Dalkeith

Sunday - Hung-Over and Injured
Start:
7:30am Claremont Hotel
Course: Round the River with detour via Cott foreshore, old Freo bridge
Sprints: Mounts Bay Rd
Pace: Ave ~25kmph
Finish: >8:30am
Coffee: Cimballino Dalkeith

Hopefully we will details of other "unofficial" rides in due course.

 

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